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Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library & Information Associations

Nairobi, Kenya The XXth Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL) will be held June 4-8, 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme "Information for Sustainable Development in a Digital Environment" highlights opportunities for information professionals in Africa to take advantage of the recent transformation from print to digital information. Speakers will also examine impediments to moving forward including inadequate ICT infrastructure, lack of skills and knowledge, inadequate legal framework, adoption of new technologies, funding and sustainability, ethical issues and others.

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SCECSAL is a regional grouping of library and information associations in Africa. The SCECSAL region covers the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Congo Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swazliand, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.